Helene Michaels has been upped to prexy of network production in the first of several high-level exec shuffles expected at Columbia TriStar TV during the next few weeks. Michaels will oversee comedy…
The Seagram Co. said Wednesday its previously announced offering of 37 million shares, including 8 million from the trusts of Seagram co-chairman Charles R. Bronfman and his family, had been priced…
It's difficult to calculate just how much winning an Emmy impacts a performer's personal bottom line. We know that earning an Oscar tends to inflate one's bank account fairly rapidly in terms of…
John Irwin has been named VP, development and production, for Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video Entertainment, which produces "Saturday Night Live" and "Late Night With Conan O'Brien."
The Banff Television Festival is different -- and proud of it. In sharp contrast to the major TV get-togethers like Mip, Mipcom and the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab, Banff…
Billionaire Paul Allen has invested $100 million in Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen Media in exchange for a 12% stake in the fledgling company.
Rupert Murdoch told cable operators he opposes regulations forcing them to carry digital signals from his Fox TV stations.
Pseudo Programs, a leading producer of entertainment programming for the Internet, has raised $14 million from a new round of financing.
Twenty-six Tinseltown Studios employees have secured representation with IATSE following eight months of negotiations.
Animation programs Bunch of Fives: Lower Orders, Australian Broadcasting Corp. with Telcast Intl. The Canterbury Tales, Christmas Films/Beryl Prods./Pizzaz/Right Angle/Picasso Pictures for S4C with…
After months of negotiations, moribund Australian feevee operator Cable & Wireless Optus has at last made progress in its quest to reduce its hefty programming expenses, talking its movie suppliers…